Penn State and Wisconsin advanced to the the NCAA national semifinals Saturday night. The Nittany Lions defeated Stanford, 3-2, to extend their winning streak to 23 straight matches, while the Badgers topped Big Ten rival Purdue, 3-1, to earn their first Final Four berth since 2000. Nebraska fell to Texas, 3-0, in the other Big Ten match.
Four Big Ten volleyball teams advanced to the NCAA regional finals Friday night. Nebraska, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin all recorded Sweet 16 victories, with the Nittany Lions downing Michigan State and Purdue sweeping Illinois. Minnesota fell to Stanford. Catch up on all the action in this post.
Coaches, players and fans can all agree that the Big Ten represents the best caliber of volleyball in all the nation. The conference proved that on Sunday, as an unprecedented seven teams reached regional play, setting a new NCAA record.
Seven Big Ten women’s volleyball teams advanced to NCAA regional semifinals this weekend. Illinois (Marquette), Minnesota (Colorado), Nebraska (Oregon), Penn State (Utah), Purdue (Missouri) and Wisconsin (Cal) all advanced to the Sweet 16 on Saturday, while Michigan State (Kentucky) did the same Sunday. Catch up on all of the latest results in this post.
BTN.com provided live coverage of four Big Ten teams hosting NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament action on Friday night, and we’re doing it again tonight. Matches being hosted by Minnesota, Nebraska, Penn State and Wisconsin tonight will be streamed live right here.
BTN.com is providing live coverage of four Big Ten teams that are hosting NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament action this weekend. Matches being hosted by Minnesota, Nebraska, Penn State and Wisconsin tonight as well as those that advance to play Saturday night, will be streamed live.
The Big Ten announced its postseason volleyball awards on Tuesday, with players from four schools earning recognition. Nebraska’s Kelsey Robinson has been named the Big Ten Player of the Year, while Michigan State’s Kori Moster and Wisconsin’s Lauren Carlini were tabbed Defensive Player and Freshman of the Year, respectively. Penn State’s Micha Hancock earned Setter of the Year honors, and Nittany Lion head coach Russ Rose was tabbed Coach of the Year by Big Ten coaches and media.